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One person is dead following crash on Route 11

Three people were ejected from a horse and buggy after it was struck by another driver. According to police, one of them has died.
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CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. — Update, 3/9, 6:28 a.m.: According to police, the 14-year-old who was ejected from the horse and buggy has died. The 6-year-old who was ejected is still recovering.

Update, 3/4, 8:15 a.m.: Police have provided an update regarding the crash and the condition of the passengers who were ejected from their horse and buggy, as well as the driver who hit them.

The crash happened along the 1200 block of Route 11 in Southampton Township at 8:46 a.m. on March 3. The driver of the car involved in the crash hit the rear driver’s side of the horse and buggy, which caused the driver and two passengers to be ejected. 

The driver of the horse and buggy suffered minor injuries and was taken to Holy Spirit Medical Center. The two passengers were severely injured and were flown to Hershey Medical Center. The driver of the car was not injured.


Route 11 is closed, and is expected to be for several hours, from 533 to Cramer Rd following a crash involving a horse and buggy.

The crash also involved a motor vehicle. Three people were ejected from the horse and buggy and two have severe injuries.

The crash reconstruction unit and forensic service unit are en route.

Police advise drivers to avoid the area.

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